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dooah and adjoining counties, io the Su?
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ile will t?e found at tiie Philip's house,
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produee?no matter what?of the Farai
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pars paid daily tko highest wholesale
H years (over 20 in thia sity) of soc
easeful experience is guorantee of on
bnmneea ability te handla shipment*
Keter le proprietor of Hsiald and Cn
sens N'atienai BsmJi ot Waakington eiMj
Mar. 20 ?H? Ijt.
wonumentt, Tombs and all Kinds
of Cemetery Work.
Lowest prioes in the Valley. Given
E. U. SNYDER.
To Cur* Constipation r*or?*T*r.
Take C**o?rets CaoUv Cathartic lUcorStc
itt'. C. fall to cure, druggist* ref uud money
Acts gently on the
f LENSES THE JVSTEM
OVlRCOMESj.--t/ <?* ' ~2^
evy T^e stNviNt-w*t'Fo ?y
#??jKf?H *?? few* ^i.*?**
*?* b-a s? *.. osu&i^i pf-u ;* mootul
sajasa?.^.wM*assaasai^M?>gari i -??.??
"Came Ht last, 1 we. M\ desi
fellow, i uni really glad to sc.
3on !' It waa <i baudsoms tountf
man who spoke tbs worda to an ot li
er, who Kail just leaped lightly
from tlie tram ai a neat village not
a tbouaand milea iron-?well, do
matter vs hf re. ''It does me good
to se?' \?. m. df ar ? 11 i-i?>. I didn't
dalt tbink \ou would corni."
MY< n ctn t be mor?- delighted to
see me than 1 am to bn hen'" Sam.
Why dldo't you Hunk 1 would
oom*? I wrote you I sou ld,"
4,Oh, yehj inn fanes what you
io-. Where'* jour luggage,
??Ivicb! hen?a bi^ telescoi>? and
tux goncssej you *hi<i you bad
nomi gootl abootiug about these
"Y? a, we have that! Ci me ban*
ii e tlie tr )>> ii^M Into the buggy,
si d we'll be oft. 1 dun Raj Mn e
iiu.s bad ai ppci waiting thia ball
?Up jon yo, Ho ii." ?1 -< k Came
i u t> a*ed bia things into he li eh
ol tb< loa buggy, took a >*-.it be
aide Sam, shu already ?ai holding
lite Hues, a d ibex sere < ti' down
the an>ootli road to Woodside, tlie
piett^ place, two mile." h< rn towu,
when Sam Uer mott ived witt* lu*
oki maid Hater, nines tbe death ol
their father lett them tbe owoeia
ot Und and property.
"lixjil in yourself, old man,91
naid Ja;fc, taming to bia fnend, aa
they bowled along. MWbj did
you imagine 1 would not coa)t?"
'?Oh. you wi re spending your va
ca'ioiiHtvonr brother Tom's, and
they bad a lot of pretty girla there
k*JoH ab p rijjht DOW, Sam; thal
lu the ideutical reasi d I ran
"W bat, from the pub?"
"Exactly. Tom'a wlft isa regn*
lor little matchmaker, uh you
kia w. She had those gull out
par;!'* with that verj idea?think
ills time! was settled, and all
bat,\ouaee. I tot m> b ai full}
tired of their dressing and flirting
and Baking eyes at a fellow, and
talking aa it butter wouldn't meit
in their momba?ab, hal! It mahen
me nick now! Don't wm eve: b ?
heve I waa ?Oing to Maj there
when Leonid be ont here with yon
-?nd Misa Mime?not mnchr
>aii. ihnw bat k bia bead and
gave a heaii3' Isngb.
'Mighty glad we are to fcet yon
on any lenna, Jack, lad; lint aie
t.'t you a trifle bard on the ^UW;
They nre cot all like that."
"Well, moat ot Yni are. Tm
sick of the whole business. Date
not got a gill waiting for me hei?'
have yon? I'll go Straight back il
'?Then I wouldn't tell >ou i!
there waa one. ivut|no, there Isn't
a female aoul on tbe place except
Jemima and bri cook and boase
maid, nor very many in tbe neal
"Sure \ou have i.ot a lew com
mg tor a little visit?'1
u>io, not expecting any. Oh yes
Mime did get a letter from our re
apected grand mam ma, paying am
might drop in ou uh thia week
Nobod? elne, I assure voa."
M Drive on, then. Wc will le' th?
good grand mam tn a come if ab?
wanta to. She won't interfere witt
ourabooUug and flailing, lacou
tent to stay aa long aa you'll let
"Then you won't go back to the
city grind in a hui ry, tell yon
that ! Get np, J>an! Show your
beela to our friend, can't you? lie's
a little dandy, Jacki Coat me a
cool two bundled, and i would not
look at three for bira any da\ ."
The nilla were quite forgotten in
Sam'h pet pony, and before tbe.\
reached Woodaide Jack'a face bad
entirely loat ita tired look of dis?
gust with tie world In general.
Miss Jemima (or Mime, aa she waa
O*oal)y called) waa a anding on
tho front veranda to welcome them
and bid them hasten to get ready
for sapper, or her nice hot rolla
would be Hpolled.
They were noon teated at ber
bospi'able board, md Jack did tull
justice not only to tbe rolla, but
the fragrant coffee, rich cream,
fresh home-cure! bam and egjs,
and ali the other dainty dishes lu
which If ins Mime'* heart delight?
ed. After sup.'er they paul a \ L-l'
to i he stables before dark, and laid
plans for a drive to Flat Kock on
a fishing trip next day. Tao 01
three similar da a Hew rapidlj by.
Jack declared he would m?t ex
change tbe good times be was hav
mg with Sam for all tbe girls in
the world. Four days alter bc
came Sara was obliged to go to a
neighboring town on a bit of law
t?nain*-*H?he had to be a witness
in a lanii amt tor another man?
and .lack,not eating to put throng]
a i!n',l day in a country court, in?
tended to spend tlie time bunting
In the woods atonud tbe farm.
While they sat at bri ? ' ISO, ??:
ra'tier aa the j were rising fro d the
table, s telegram wa** banded I
Sam, wliiou he nastily read, and
gn.o au exclam >tion oi rei
? Now, hang it all !' "aid 1- .
'i'\p ,,'ot to h ?? Oil 'h's t:
some case, and here'* a message
fr m grandmother'?she wni be at
Harttille thia afternoon and wanta
me to come over and meet her
'?On, ia grandmother coming to
day?" ai^ked Mime, stopping in tbt
door on bet wa> to the kitchen.
u8othisaaysj snd what to do I
don't know' iinleaH you will po
orel. .1/ a ?"
? Cnn'-' 1 gi''" pnt in .lack. '?! am
at the pen c?- ol tlc \t '.er ible iad\
foi aitj lengtn of time, and ot
eoorae, as she is old and noi apt to
be very strong, she must nut bo
left alone at a strange place. 1*11
go for v<>u. Sam. with pleasure."
Sam had turned to Jack willi a
queel expression on his tace, anti
. me bogau to saj:
"Wball Grand mot hei? Oh,
But Sam hastily st? pped up to
ber,said something io a low tone,
and turned tobin friend.
-The very thing, Jack! I du
wish yon would go. You can dr I Vf
Dan to tbe buggj and I'd take old
Cob to tbe road cart."
?'All right; Til go. How shAll 1
know tbt; dear old lad.\? ('au you
describe her, aa abe will not know
me, of cou rsi ?
Sam bad his back turned and
ina v i.ice sounded odd as be re?
"Ob, the station agent at H.it
ville km wa her. sic often cornea
that way. II*-, will sbow ber to yon.
be suie and take good care ol h?i,
"To be sure I will. What are you
laogbing at, Sam?"
"Ob, only an idea that hu nek
me?something about Donovan's
case. Gocd-by, old boy. I'll be at
home aa early aa possible. Don't
tort et to meet Grandmother Dei
mott. Oood< -Ye. Uh J iia I ba
Sara went out leaving Jack won
deling what tickled lum so, but as
be was uot familiar with (he
Donovan case, ot couise it might
be a very tunny one.
At three o'clock that afternoon
Jack drove np to the little ding}
railroad statioti at Hartville and
bitched Dan to a convenient point.
lie drew ont hie watch aud glanc?
ing at it obseived:
"Not much time to spare ! Trio's
due now, if Sam waa right. Ah,
there it comes! there's tn at agent?
Xever mind bim, anyway ! If on I j
one lady gets off I shall know it in
Sam's grandmother without any
iutroductiou. I'd better be neai;
tbe dear oh! soul may need help tc
Jack gallantly drew vt ry elost
to tbe train, aa it stopped ami
stood wailing for bis passenger
Haifa dozen countrymen, two wo
men with babies in their arms, am
a fat colored wera hu f uobody else
except a slender girl !n atylial
black suit, at who n fceven WOSSafl
bater Jack bad to cact a ts?com
g'auce, she waa so exceedingly
pretty and attractive.
"Where's my old lady ?" be 'said
to himself. ^Something must baye
happened, (or kIu- i? <?*? I al li I j not
ben*. I wonder wnj sin- did not
But aa abe had not, be was
about to go back to the buggy,
when tie saw the handhome gill
standing near hun w it ti a perplexed
look on ber lovell face.
Jack Stepped Dp, lifting bia bal
"Beg panlon, miss, but can I
?SsistVOD? Ate \ou looking for
The lady gave bim a smile and
"Yes; I did expect some one to
mpet me from Woodside Farm,
but no one is here. Are there ani j
conveyances to be hired at this
place, do yon knot I'
"I do not, indeed,7' retnrnecl
Jack, astonished. "But I come
from Woodside my self. I, too, ex?
pected to no et a lady who has not
Tbs lady smiled again, and *-aid,
"Oil then we ate all right ! I j
Mrs, CsptslU Drrmoni, and you
nins! be the friend Baa wrote they
were expecting from the city."
"lam Sam's friend, certainly,
but?-but?-there ia some mistake,'
stamroeicil Jack. "1 ? 1 name tc
meet Son's grandmother, averj
A mern little laugh was bia an
"J if'.ii-k there le no mistake,
." Jack bare!} bad
dense lo reply.
??Thai b y on, Mr. Cameron, then
I a. here it is ti it. 1 am Sam's
grandmother, tboi . perhaps not
no old lit I ? cb I. '
. i ? jj Der
it wa ist two yei
i : an -o:.
eveu u be was . ' d in, lol be
was so good to mr,*' she added,
honestly, a regretful took coming
r lu r sweet taco.
lark n -.de out to at am mer again:
?I?I never heard* 1 did not?I
was ool?oh, excuse, miss?mad
? p, I mean?but 1 am really
kno- ked oil mi las, if yon will
forgive rio- slang with this snr
i wan pr. ai? d lol a white
./i,.-, leeb e o ii lad , w ii" would
? it-. <i help ni gi ? ofl the train:
bul not? i't thi??, wm hi e!"
Another merry laugh from Mis.
??I ut.loin S m or liimedid not
tell yon belter Win did not Salli
coine ai b you?*1
"fl- bad io go to Cloverton on
so me hod y's lawaolr. So 1 to.?k lu-*
place. Andieeily. Mrs. Dermott, I
am not always such a fool I Pardoo
me, and tell mc where lo lind youl
baggage. I Will Mee tC having ll
"Ti ank you. Thi re is only one
trunk. Here is the check.
She gave lt to bim and be had
presently engaged the wagon to
bring it to the farm, had put her
into the buggy and was driving
back to Woodside, for onco in tua
life slmosl dumb. Ile simply could
not talk, be was ?o provoked a'
hi.used rot making so great a
donee ol himself, and at Sam, who
be sa a bad played a clever trick
"I know now what be laughed
ar thia morning," he thought,
savagely, "<>b, bul HI get e\en
with bim for tine, il 1 baye to be
bis grandfather to do it !
Then they all three broke into a
laugh, and when Mrs. Demott,
after she had kissed Mime, lol
out her white hand and saki,
pleasantly, "Bot yon mustn't be
angry with me, Mr. Demeron, tor
I was as kranoeent aa yourself
Shall we be friends?" he could do
nothing but extend bis o*n and
"It shall not be my fault if we
are BUftbing cl/?e. I don't Gare
wbose grandmother you are!''
But when be was alone with
barn that night, didn't Sam catch
"I declare, I never thought but
what you knew,'' be said, when
Jack would let him speak at all
(irandtather Dermott married u
young girl a few years Indore lo
died, and Of Course by law abe il
"She don't look like a girl wh(
wonld make that kind of a mar
riage,'' aald Jack, thoughtfully.
'Tt was not 'that kind ot a mar
riage as yon mean it. Grandfatloi
wes a 006, and PQCtsOd a woman')
alfi and love. Cora gaye it be
cause she p'tied bun, much mon
than because she knew be woult
leave ber a foi tune when be died
? She's a lovely woman, land migh
11 ha\e mr.de several good matcbe
I ? nv gtaiidtatber went, but sb*
wouldn't listen to them. Jack,
?he'd suit yon to a dot."
"Perhaps I .wouldn't suit her,
though. Sam, when j ou saw ldld
not know this morning why didn't
you n li mi?''
"Well, then, I must confess It
a ruck me to cairy out the joke
and let jon find out for yourself,
I stopped Mime when she was go?
ing to tell. Don't be mad. old
4T won't promise; it depends, I'll
tell you n hat 1 will do; if she don't
say no I'll pay you op by makiog
myself your grandfather. Sam."
"Go in, Jack! Go in, and win!"
tack did win, for thc last lettei
3am bad fi om bim was written
while be was on bis wedding trip,
and signed "Your affectionate and
A CHICAGO JOKE.
A night or two ago a well-to do
Chicago citizen who bvea on tbe I
west side celebrated the aoiveraaty
oi bia marriage jby giving a fancy
dress ball at his hou^e. While the
festivities .were in full swing two
|M)licemen in uniform presented
themselves at tbe matu existaoce,
i[m1 demanded an immediate in
tel new with the boat.
'Well, what's the mattstv' 8>id
he latter, when he came to the
?Don't yon know you are break?
ing the law?' said one ot the polloe
'Breaking Hie law? What do jon
mea ti 1 How?'cried the master o!
? be house,
*Bj allowing such scenes as are
going on Inside,'calmly replied the
blui coated one %and we shall have
?o insist that tbe company be dis
?Veiv SQITT, sir,' added the sec?
ond | pol iceman, 'but wc have re
ceived our instructions, sud bow
ever unpleasant it maj be to you,
we are compelled to carry them
"This is monstrous,' aaid tbe
boat T>> you know this ii s
'We do,' answered the police?
man who had spoken first, 'and
you must let us enter. Our orders
ar lo take 'he names otall present '
'Jft good men,' said the hOHt.j
idopting a toneof c*Im persuasion.
von're making a great mistake,
Bar you can cuter, and make what
riane s you like, and I will see .\onr
ehiet snoot the matter in the morn
The policemen thereupon step?
ped forward into the ballroom, and
the dance tba* was in progress was
stopped. The boat briefly explain?
ed thc situation to bis startled
gio -.rs, who resented the indignity
ot the interruption with much
warmth. Still, they gave their
names to tbe policemen, and anx?
iously awaited for further de\elop
Having carefully entered the
the names in bis book, one of tbe
men walked up to the refreshment
table and poured oat a glass of
Champagne fCf himself and another
(or ti is companion.
Tliis was a liberty that enraged
(behest, and he went to the nen.
and said: 'What right ha\e you
two fellows to drink my wiue?'
'I don't know about the right.'
was the SOSWer rustle by one of the
policemen,?bot wssopposed when
we were invited that lefresbmenis
were included,'and amid a roar of
laughter the two men produced
their emla of invitation. They
Acre well known friends, and so
effectual bad been their disguise
that nntil the moment of self
disclosure no one m tbe room had
suspected them of being other
than real policemen.
"Mamma, please gimme a drink
ol water; I'm so thirsty." "Ne;
you're not thirsty. Turo over and
go lo sleep.'' A pause. "Mamma,
won't you please give me a drink'.'
i'm so thirsty." "It you don't tum
OVCI and go to sleep, I will get up
and whip,\ou." Another pause.
"Mamma, won'tyou please gimme
a drink when you get up to whip
Pure tmtter, eaten in moderation,
will furnish tbe oila required h?
the human system.
Absorbent cotton, if quickly ap?
plied when milk or cream is spilled
on cloth, will prevent a staiu.
If you care for a perfumed bed
open the pillows and sprinkle sach?
et powder among the feathers.
A smalt piece ot salt pork bol'ed
with Meoaeed chicken will Impart
a iichness to tbe gravy.
high heels originated in Persia,
where tbery were worn to raise thc
feet from I he burning sands.
>">vvr clean an oil painting with
soap. Go over it very carefully
with a ci ieee of wool saturated witb
1 maced oil.
LIGHTS OF THE F
DR. TALMAGE CALLS ATTENTION TO !
THE HUMAN EYE.
Marvels of Thin Orirnn Provo the It
flnlte y\ Imioin of tlie < renoir?ls I?
vlnely Constructed LlSjktho?s?s ut
(Copyright, Louis Klopsch, BOD.]
Wakuinoto.v, Jan. H.- In this dis
course Dr. Talmage, iii his own way.
calls attention to that part of the hu?
man body never perhaps discoursed
upon In the pulpit and challenges us
all to the study of omniscience. Text,
Psalm xclv, D, "He that formed tho
eye, shall he not seer
The Imperial organ of tbe beman
system la the eye. Ali up and down
the Bible God h< nora it, extols it, illus?
trates lt or arraigns it. Five hundred
and thirty-four times ls lt d
lu the Bible. Omnlpn ? eyes
of the Lord ure in every place." 11
care?"as the apple of tbe eye." ;'L
clouds-"the eyelids of the i
Irreverence?"the eye that mockelb :it
Its father." Pride -??..!;. bi w lofty are
their eyes." Inattention?"!
aye In the ends of the earth." D
Inspection?"wheels full of
denniss "in the twinkling of a
the lsst trump." OUvi I -"the
light of the body ls the i
morning's text. "He that formed tbe
eye, shall be not see?"
The surgeons, tbe doctors, tbe anato?
mists and the physiologists understand
much of the glories of tbe two
lights of the human raee. but the vast
multitudes go en from era I grave
without any appreciation of the two
great msstsrplscef of tbe Lord God
Almighty. If God bad la?
thing of Infinite \v: . ?? would
have failed in creating tl ?? hun fin eye.
We wander through the earth l
see wonderful lights, but 1
wonderful sight we ever
wonderful us tho , ?
which we see lt.
It lins been n
80 years thal
enough eloquence aa 1 a tu did
not go through tl Illus?
trated lecture on
R'junro to startle and thrill l
whelm Christendom witl
of the human ? W
taken from sll its t
? ? wi o shall
about tbe pti ry -?
optic nerve 11 i par?
lance which you and I and
cnn understand present tb< I
We hare learned men wi..- |
selling us what our origin ls and
ws were. Oh, If some one -
ooms forth from the dis* ting table
and from the classroom of tbe universi?
ty and take the platform and a
the help of the Cres
the wonders of what If 1 '
fer to the physiological fa
by the former part of my f
only to brilia out in
theological I -
of my text. "He that 1
shall he not see?"
Ciceli All Others.
I suppose my text n to tl e hu?
man eye Rlnce lt excels all
structure and adaptation,
fish and reptiles and moles and !
are very simple things I.ause they
hera not much to do. Th< in?
sects with a hundred eyes, J-ut tbi |
hundred eyes hav.- less I
the two human eyes. The I lat
swimming the summer pond has two
eyes under the water and two eyes
above the water, t at the four ins
sn* sot equal to the two human. Man
placed nt the head of all li\ lng crea?
tures must have supreme equipment.
while the blind fish In the Maa
cave of Kentucky have only an un
developed orgsn of sight, ;;:i apolog]
for the eye, which if through ?
crevice of the mountain tht j -
go Into the sunlight might be develop
ed into positive eyesight
In the tlrst chapter of Genesis we
find that God without an)
created the light, created the t
created the tish, created the fowl, but
when hs wss about tit make man bc
called a convention of divinity, as
though to Imply that all the powi
Godhead were to be I 1 lu the
achievement. "Let us make
Put a whole ton of emphasis on that
word "us." "Let us mska man." And
if God called a convention of divinity
to create mau I think tbs two gnat
questions lo that conference wi re how
to create a soul and how to make an
appropriate window for tha.t emperor
to look out of.
Sea how God honored the eye before
he crested lt. Ile cried until chaos
was Irradiated with the utten
"Let there bs light:" In other S
before he Introduced man
temple of the world be lllumin
prepared lt for the e; iud a
after the last human
stroyed in the final ? a of the
world stars sn to fall, and the sun ls
to cease Its shining, and the moon la to
turn Into blood. In other woi
the human ? ? DO more to l?
profited by their shining the chan
dellers of heaven are to be turned out
God to sducsts snd to bless and to help
the human eye net on th-- mantel of
heaven two lamps?a gold lamp
silver lamp?tl." one for the day and
the other- for the night
To show how God hom i the eye
look at the two halls built for the rest
dence of the eyes. Beveo bones mak?
ing the wall for each eye. the rn
b?u?? furiously wrought together.
Etogly palace of Ivory 19 considered
rles, but the balls for the residence of
Shs husiso even are richer by so much
ss hnman hone ls more sacred than
?lephSDtlnp tusk. See how God hon?
ored the eyes when he made a roof for
them, so that the sweat of toll should
not smart them and the rain dashing
sgslDst the forehead might not drip In
te them; tbs eyehrows not beading
over the eye. hut reaching to the right
and to the left, so that the rain and
the swem should be compelled to drop
upon the cheek Instead of felling into
this divinely protected human eye?
Helli.I .(I b) C?od.
See how God hOBOfsd the eye in tia
fact presented by anatomists am!
physiologists that there are NH) cou
trlvances in every eye. For wintlow
shutters, the eyelids opening and dos
lng 30,000 times a day, the eyelashes
acted that they have "th.-Ir se?
lection ss to wbst shall he admitted,
saj'ing to tbe dust "Stay out" and say?
ing ttl the light "Come io." For
curtain tbe iris ot pupil of tbe eye, ac
cordiug as the light is greati r - i lesa,
contracting or dilating. Tbe eye of the
owl is blind in the daytime, ti. ? I
?onie creatures are blind al sight but
the human eye so marvelously cou
structed it can see both by day and hy
Many of the other creatures ot 0
eua move the eye only from s:.ie to
side, but tbe human eye, so marvelous
ly constructed, has one muscle to lift
tbe eye and another muscle to lower
tia- eye, and another muscle to roll lt
to the right, ami another muscle to roll
it to the left and another muscle pass
lug through a pulley to turu it round
round, an elaborate gearing ol its
les us perfect as God could make
There ls 'so the retina gathering the
rays of light and passing the visual
impression elong the
the thickness ??f tbe lampwlck, pass*
the visual lm| I lion on to the ??> ?:
Borium and on into the soul. What a
tte !? as. what au exquisite i
what soft c what wonderful
: the human eye. Ti.
washed hy a slos a of m
her we ita p ,,r x io
? ptibly over the pel hie of tbe eye
emptying Into a I one of the noa
tr.l. a cont rh - fal thai il
eau see the sun 05,000,000 of miles
away and the point of a pin. Tel
microscope in tho same contri
The astronomer swings and
es this way and that ami adjust?
and readjusts tbe telescope until be
gfts lt to the right focus. The micro
-t moves this way and that and
adjust readjusts the msgn
- until it ls prepared to do Its
work, but the human eye without a
touch beholds tbe s-tnr and the small
:. The traveler along
? glance taking in Mont Ulam
ls watch to see wheth
and I carry about with ut i tn tin
: tint Washh
In New England, so at night wi
sweep Into our constells
So d. ll
?ate. so semi and yet tbe light
comb > miles at the rate ol
"o miles a second is obliged fi
?t the gj t- of the eye. v.
. . :i Instrumi nt s
< f e\ u winking undi r thi
power of the sttckf.
Dlrlae < oimtrneilon.
There also is the mer*.fal arrange
r of the tear gland hy which tin
eye . sd ami through which rou*
tl . S bleb hriu^s '...<? :-l.. f that
i In tears
Ikes us Thi ti I
uol an auguieutatlon of sorrow, hut the
. ;? ? f the of froseo
grief in ? rulf stresm of
I for the teat
'. - nu I that the crystal b .* - an
so easily ors a< I < Ih the ?
liydrauilc apparatus of tb<
oely ?onstrut ted i Two
llghtl at tiie harbor of the I in?
ti soul under thi
the worl 1 saiis in and drops anchor.
What an anthem of praise to God ls
the human eye! The tongue ls sj
ad a luinsy instrument of vi
pressl n as compared with lt. tlavi
you not seen the i ye flu lb with
adie with enthu*
expand with devotion, or melt with
it hy. or stare with fright, or lee;
villainy, or droop \ Iness.
or pale with envy, or tire with revi
or twinkle with mirth, or beam wit!
love? It is tragedy and <?-?:
ira! and lyr _? in turu. Have you
not seen Its uplifted brow of sui
or Its frown ol via*h. or Its contrac?
tion of pain'.' If the eye sa_\ one thine
and the lips say another thing, you be?
the eye rather than the lips. Du
ldhald Alexander and
ri.aries G. Kinney were the mig!
part uf their sermons. George White
: ntbralled great a--- i witt
his eyes, tbougb they were crippled
with strabismus. Many a military
.lin ha- \ Ith al i burled a
meut to victory or to death. Mat-tin
Luther turned his great eye on au as
i who earn*? to ta kr lils life, and
the villain fled. Under the glan ? I
the human ese the tiger. With Ave
times a man's strength, snarl* hack
into thc African Jungle.
Hut those best appreciate the value
of the eye who have lost lt. The Hm
peror Adrian by accident put out thc
eye of his servant, ami hu said tt) his
servant: "What shall I pay you. In
money or in lands?anything you ask
mel T Bm so sorry I pol your eye
out." Hut the servant refused tn put
any financial estimate on the raine of
the eye. and When the emperor I
niel nrged a. the matter ne
?oh. emperor, l want nothing but ni)
? ye:" Alas for those fer whom a
thick and Impenetrable veil la drawn
Ber ss tlie face cf the heavens ami tin
face of om's own kindred.
That was a pathetic scene when a
/rind man lighted a torch at Bight and
found passing .along the blgbwsy
ami some one said. "Why do you carry
that torch when you can't sov?" "Ah."
he. "1 can't see, hut I carry this
torch that others may iee me and pit]
my helplessness anti not run me
down." Samson, the giant, with his
?yea put out by thc Phinstlass, ls more
helpless than the smallest dwarf with
vision undumagud. All the sympathies
of Chris* were stirred whsB he saw
Bartimeus with darkened retina, ami
the only salve he ever sande that we
read of was a mixture of dust and
saliva and a prayer with which he
cured the eyes of a mau blind from
his nativity. The value of the eye
showu as much hy Its catastrophe as
by Its healthful action. Ask the man
who for 20 years has not seen the sun
rlHe. Ask the man who for half a
century has mit Bees the face of a
Mead Ask in the hospital Uss victim
of ophthalmia. Ask the mau whose
eyesight perished in a powder mast.
Ask the Bsrtlssess who sever met a
Christ or thc man l>orn blind who ls
to die blind. Ask him.
i.<m1 utrea sight.
now it athis to JOSS Milton's sublim?
ity of character when we timi him at
thc call of duty snerltielng his eyesight.
Through studying at lute hours and
try.ng ail kit: N .,? medicament to pre
serve bia sight he had for l. ?
been coming toward bllndne
er awhile one eye was entirely gone.
UK , a warm
continued read ii i and w
wi- .ld i"S?. the - But he kepi
on with his work and said after sitting
in total dark ii Tho choice lay he
fore me between dereliction of a su?
preme duty arni loss of eyesight lu***
such fl case I coull not listen to the
physicians not if Aesculapius himself
had spoken from his sanctuary. 1
could not but obey that inward moni?
tor. I know not what ; ? to me
from beaven." Who of u* wonk] nave
the call of duty?
Bot thank God, pome have been en
thou! very good ej -
General Havelock, the son of the m
famous General Havelock, told ms tl -
concerning his father: in India, wi
father anti himself with th
wen ped one time af
a long march. General Havelock called
up his soldiers aid sddresoi I them,
saying In words as m-ar as I can recol?
lect: "Soldiers, there are 200 or :>oo wo
mon. children anti men st Cswnpnr -it
tin- mercy of Nana Sahib and I l
iiers. Those | ;
ts r b ss ?'".. ed ! I< " mei . ? :'
ue of t.
women and children? I know you a ?
all M lt, and so am I. Hui I :1
ie a ho w-ill march with ?
I child] sn hold r.;?
your haml." Then Havelock said: "lt
ls almost dark, and my eyesight
very poor, a:.d 1 i sum I ir rs
Sd hands, but I know they are all u
Forward to Cawnpur!" That hi
bj s. though almost extinguished
the service of God and bil country.
. iee across India ami across I
centuries. But let anybody who I -
? thankful anti ail v
hav- ns than
ful. Take care of y.
<; 1 every
them for capacit i
not wondt r at tl
lu : ai ? ?
ellng to t
found the ul ll ar ; upt
? .1 and BJ
tbetlc n ioIvi -1 in I
ing to i . w
... roi _.
I aid surely hav. cur. .
ness if I k D you s
come to Parla ami I ?
If yon d e under th<
Fa; ag tbe |
first time tho ? ls wife e
. and having tah
at hem be turn
me and a
Was oot I ?
have I? .
blindness can a tte the otu:-.
otent blessing ol bj - -ht.
WI ado.ii of the Almighty.
The Earl of Bridgewater iii his hist
will an I tel
f-.r essays to be written on er
and wisdom and g- bs of God ns
manifested In cres Cha
Bell, the Bi tisl Burgeon, fret from
I i una and \\ ai
been tending th.- wounded ly?
ing the formation of thc human body
amid the amputating horrors of the
battlefield, accepted the Invitation
write one of tl -ater tn
ad be wi - on the hu?
man hand, a book that win live aa I
as the world liv-1 . lay I ban oi
bloted at tbe spk adora glories, tbe
wonders, tbe divine n
(Continued on pegs 4.)
When tho children get their
feet wet and take cold give them
s hot foot bath, a bowl of hot
drink, a dose of Ayer's Cherry
Pectoral, snd put them to Kd.
The chances are they will be
all right in the morning. Con?
tinue the Cherry Pectoral a few
days, until all cough has dis
Old couphs sre also cured;
we mean the coughs I f bron?
chitis, weak throats ard iron.
Is. Even the hard c<
of consumption sk
made easy and frequentl) cured
by the continued use of
Every doctor knows that wild
cherry bark is the best remedy
known to medical science for
soothing snd healing inflamer
throats snd lungs.
Put ono oi
over your lungs
The Bmmt Medlc&J
Adv lon Frool
We now have torn* of th* moat emi?
nent physician* tn the fulled State*.
Unusual (.pportunttiet ah?t lons: experi?
ence eminently Bt Oiem for (elvin* you
?MSta! advice. Write freely ail Ut*
particular* In your case. .__-,
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